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Dominican Republic – Dream Destination for Cigar Smokers

Dominican Republic – Dream Destination for Cigar Smokers

Learn all you can about cigars while drinking piña coladas at pristine beaches and playing golf at a luxury resorts. For a cigar smoker, the Dominican Republic is definitely a dream destination.

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One Day in the Life of Rafael Barrera

La Flor Dominicana opened its factory in Tamboril in 1996. Torcedor Rafael is now 38 years old and has worked at La Flor Dominicana for 16 years, almost from the start. All in all, he’s happy with his choice of workplace and with his career. The intimate cigar world that is Tamboril exposes itself once more.

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Cigar Family Charitable Foundation: Changing Lives

The vision of Carlos Fuente Jr., Eric Newman and David Luther started with an elementary school. A year later, the medical centre was built, and since then, it has evolved into a project that reaches out to 20 communities with a total of 237,000 people. Education has given the whole community a sense of hope and new meaning to life.

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Do You Want to Buy some Cigars? Cuban Street Hawkers.

“You like cigars?” This is probably the most common question you will encounter in Cuba when walking through Old Havana. The official prices for Cohibas and Montecristos appear to be high for many tourists visiting the country for the first time, so they seek different channels to fulfill their desire for fine tobacco.

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One Day in the Life of Emmanuel Martinez

A job at the Panama Caribbean Cigar factory changed the life of Emmanuel Martinez four years ago. The 24-year-old started working as a cigar roller and since cigar culture in Panama is nowhere near as prominent as in many of its neighboring countries, Emmanuel knew nothing about cigars before he started there.

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ProCigar Festival 2014: Dinner with “My” Cigar Manufacturer

The 250 attendees at the ProCigar Festival come from all over the world, like the US, Canada, Europe, Israel, Russia, Singapore and China. At the already seventh annual festival in the Dominican Republic they get good food and drinks, while learning about where your cigars actually come from.

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